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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.

Steve Irwin, 2005 Robin Sellick
Steve Irwin, 2005 Robin Sellick
Steve Irwin, 2005 Robin Sellick

Steve Irwin, 2005 Robin Sellick

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2006

Harry Kewell, 2006 Robin Sellick
Harry Kewell, 2006 Robin Sellick
Harry Kewell, 2006 Robin Sellick

Harry Kewell, 2006 Robin Sellick

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2006

Mark Webber, 2006 Robin Sellick
Mark Webber, 2006 Robin Sellick
Mark Webber, 2006 Robin Sellick

Mark Webber, 2006 Robin Sellick

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2006

John Newcombe, 2006 Robin Sellick
John Newcombe, 2006 Robin Sellick
John Newcombe, 2006 Robin Sellick

John Newcombe, 2006 Robin Sellick

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2006

John Olsen, 1993 Robin Sellick
John Olsen, 1993 Robin Sellick
John Olsen, 1993 Robin Sellick

John Olsen, 1993 Robin Sellick

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2004

Bert Newton, 2006 Robin Sellick
Bert Newton, 2006 Robin Sellick
Bert Newton, 2006 Robin Sellick

Bert Newton, 2006 Robin Sellick

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2006

Robin Boyd, 1970 Mark Strizic
Robin Boyd, 1970 Mark Strizic
Robin Boyd, 1970 Mark Strizic

Robin Boyd, 1970 Mark Strizic

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Sir Roderick Carnegie 2003

Steve Irwin, 2005 Robin Sellick

Crikey!

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2006

Robin Sellick captured a rare moment of quietude from the late conservation star Steve Irwin.

The golden girls: Jodie Henry, Lisbeth 'Libby' Trickett (née Lenton), Giaan Rooney, Alice Mills, Brooke Hanson, Liesel Jones, 2004 Robin Sellick
The golden girls: Jodie Henry, Lisbeth 'Libby' Trickett (née Lenton), Giaan Rooney, Alice Mills, Brooke Hanson, Liesel Jones, 2004 Robin Sellick
The golden girls: Jodie Henry, Lisbeth 'Libby' Trickett (née Lenton), Giaan Rooney, Alice Mills, Brooke Hanson, Liesel Jones, 2004 Robin Sellick

The golden girls: Jodie Henry, Lisbeth 'Libby' Trickett (née Lenton), Giaan Rooney, Alice Mills, Brooke Hanson, Liesel Jones, 2004 Robin Sellick

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2005

Adam Scott: at Sanctuary Cove Golf Course, 2006 Robin Sellick

Celebrities on the field

Magazine article by Christine Clark, 2006

Robin Sellick's portraits of Australian sportspeople include Harry Kewell, Adam Scott, Shane Warne, Mark Webber and John Newcombe.

Lady Jessie and Sir Donald Bradman, Kensington Park, Adelaide, South Australia, 1992-93 (printed 2019) Robin Sellick
Lady Jessie and Sir Donald Bradman, Kensington Park, Adelaide, South Australia, 1992-93 (printed 2019) Robin Sellick
Lady Jessie and Sir Donald Bradman, Kensington Park, Adelaide, South Australia, 1992-93 (printed 2019) Robin Sellick

Lady Jessie and Sir Donald Bradman, Kensington Park, Adelaide, South Australia, 1992-93 (printed 2019) Robin Sellick

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2019

Omega, 2013 by Robin Eley

Robin Eley

More about In the flesh artists

Robin Eley studied Fine Arts at Westmont College, USA and began his career as a professional illustrator. Eley was a finalist in the Eutick Memorial Still Life Prize in 2010 and his work was Highly Commended in the Doug Moran Portrait Prize in 2010 and 2011.

Making Sense of Place #4 (Portrait of Professor George Seddon), 2007 Peteris Ciemitis
Making Sense of Place #4 (Portrait of Professor George Seddon), 2007 Peteris Ciemitis
Making Sense of Place #4 (Portrait of Professor George Seddon), 2007 Peteris Ciemitis

Making Sense of Place #4 (Portrait of Professor George Seddon), 2007 Peteris Ciemitis

Portrait, watercolour and pastel on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Marli Wallace 2010
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Chris Wallace-Crabbe, 2011 Kristin Headlam

2014-15 Supporters

Annual Appeal 2020

Kristin Headlam's portrait of Chris Wallace-Crabbe was acquired with the support of the Circle of Friends in 2014.

Disillusion self portrait, 1983 Mary MacQueen
Disillusion self portrait, 1983 Mary MacQueen
Disillusion self portrait, 1983 Mary MacQueen

Disillusion self portrait, 1983 Mary MacQueen

Portrait, pastel and charcoal on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Robin MacQueen 2007

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.